Post-Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner

Post-Graduate Certificate (36 credits)

The Family Nurse Practitioner program focuses on continual and comprehensive, wellness and illness care for individuals across the lifespan to assist with illness management, health promotion, and health education. Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner students will be prepared to assume leadership roles for the targeted populations in the primary settings. Family Nurse Practitioners are prepared to provide care to individuals with acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of primary care practice settings such as clinics, outpatient services and more.

Upon successful completion of the Post-Graduate Certificate Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration, the graduate will be eligible to seek certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Nurses' Credentialing Center and/or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Following successful certification, the graduate applies to the Department of Professional Regulation for licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) for practice in their state.

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